Lantern Parade, Home and Garden Show, more

A dancer with a painted mask performs at a former year’s Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Competition in Patterson Park. Image by E. Brady Robinson.

Halloween is right all over the corner, and Baltimore is embracing the spookiness. From spouse and children-friendly happenings like the once-a-year lantern pageant and parade at Patterson Park, to events catering to older people like the Fright Night audio performances, there’s a tiny a little something for absolutely everyone this weekend.

If you’re not in the Halloween mood, there’s however a great deal for you to do.

Make some options with our weekend lineup:

Art, Antique &Jewelry Clearly show, Thursday, Oct. 20 by way of Sunday, Oct. 23, Baltimore Conference Center. Exhibitors and collectors from close to the place will showcase art, antique pieces, and jewellery in Baltimore.

Drop Maryland Residence and Backyard Demonstrate, Friday, Oct. 21, by Sunday, Oct. 23, Maryland Point out Fairgrounds. If you’re wanting to spice up your dwelling decor for the holiday seasons, seem no more than the Tumble Maryland Home and Garden Present. Qualified meals artist and pumpkin sculptor Nancy Baker will be the show’s distinctive visitor. Hundreds of exhibitors — such as contractors, Diy experts, landscapers, and much more — will be on hand to meet your dwelling and back garden requirements.

Pit Beef Pageant, Saturday, Oct. 22, midday to 5 p.m., Port Covington. Baltimore knows its barbecue, and the Baltimore Pit Beef Pageant will be the place to get it this weekend. The competition will attribute a fifty percent dozen pit beef suppliers, raw oysters, dueling crush bars, more than 50 beers and other adult drinks, snowballs, reside new music, cornhole, and extra.

Spooky Science, Saturday, Oct. 22, noon to 4 p.m., Maryland Science Middle. Experiment with lights, shadows, catapults, and a lot more at this night of spooky, scientific enjoyable.

Fright Evening, Saturday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m., Ability Plant Dwell! The “Fright Evening: A Evening to Dismember” event will function are living tunes by an assortment of artists, together with Boogie T, Dirtmonkey, and much more.

Terrific Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival, Saturday, Oct. 22, 4 p.m., Patterson Park. Imaginative Alliance and The Pals of Patterson Park are as soon as once again teaming up to existing the Excellent Halloween Lantern Parade & Pageant in Patterson Park. Enjoy in awe of lantern creations of all designs and sizes – or make your personal and sign up for the parade. The competition will also element dwell music, pop-up performances, an arts & crafts marketplace, meals vans, and a lot more. Study about this year’s festival in this Baltimore Fishbowl posting.

Purple Poetry Guide Launch Social gathering, Saturday, Oct. 22, 6-10 p.m., 2640 Space. The nonprofit TurnAround Inc., which supports survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking, will release their 13th yearly Purple Poetry Book. The guide attributes poems and art by survivors of personal husband or wife violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. There will be food items from Alma Cocina Latina, La Tavola, and Papi’s Tacos, as properly as alcoholic beverages from McClintock Distilling, Huge Cork Vineyards, and Modrow Loved ones. Attendees are requested to have on “creative cocktail attire” in any shade of purple to recognize Domestic Violence Consciousness Thirty day period.

Pumpkin Pleasure, Saturday, Oct. 22, 6-10 p.m., 518 N. Charles St. Reworking Youths Into Grown ups is hosting a Pumpkin Pride party. The event is free, but donations are welcome to aid elevate cash for an LGBTQ Safe and sound Household. Prizes will be awarded for best painted pumpkins and far more.

Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Pageant, Saturday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., SNF Parkway Theatre. Check out animated films, which includes an Intercontinental Invitational and a Baltimore Showcase. In addition to Baltimore filmmakers, the pageant will include pieces by filmmakers from Chile, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Israel, Slovakia, Slovenia, and the United States.

OktoBEARfest, Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 23, Maryland Zoo. Sample far more than 50 seasonal brews and appreciate regional vendors and artisans, foods, and reside music at the 10th anniversary of OktoBEARfest.

Harbor Harvest Tumble Competition, Sunday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rash Subject Park. Journey a pony, choose pumpkins, pay a visit to a petting zoo, and a lot more. Study all about the pageant in this Baltimore Fishbowl short article.

Día de los Muertos, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2-5 p.m., The Wharf. The Wharf is partnering with Modelo and Fiesta DC to celebrate Día de los Muertos early this year, with sugar skull decorating, encounter painting, street foodstuff, a beer garden, reside tunes, and much more.